| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
NASCAR on Wednesday abandoned single-car qualifying for a group format that features elimination or "knockout" rounds to determine a race's starting lineup.
The changes apply to all three of NASCAR's national series: its premier Sprint Cup Series, the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Greg Biffle says he plans to apologize to Jimmie Johnson for how he handled his displeasure with the five-time champion at Martinsville.
Biffle angrily grabbed Johnson by the collar and spun him around while Johnson was being interviewed on pit...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:50 AM
NASCAR will mandate baseline concussion testing for its drivers starting next season.
NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014. The...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:39 PM
The Army National Guard has extended its sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr. through the 2014 season with Hendrick Motorsports.
The Guard will be the primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet for 20 Sprint Cup races, including the Daytona 500. Hendrick...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Jeff Gordon has picked up his first win of the season, using a late pass of Matt Kenseth at Martinsville Speedway to snap a 32-race losing streak.
The four-time series champion passed Kenseth with 21 laps remaining Sunday to take the lead and pick up...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Brad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity.
Keselowski led 11 laps in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kasey Kahne led 138. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson led...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
It's time for NASCAR to head to Talladega, the "Chase Wild Card." Yes they run in a big huge pack, and yes the racing will have you on the edge of your seat waiting for the big wreck. Though I would contend, for the top drivers in the sport, it really...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Driving a car sponsored by Wichita based plane maker Cessna, Jamie McMurray won at Talladega Superspeedway in a nearly clean race. The only big wreck came when rookie Austin Dillon lost control on the final lap Sunday, allowing the winner to coast...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Matt Kenseth madeit 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-high seventh...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. turned a track record lap of 161.849 mph to win the pole at Dover International Speedway.
The top four qualifiers Friday are all from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Points leader Matt Kenseth starts second, Ryan Newman...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Dover, Del., the third leg of the 10-race Chase for the Cup championship playoff.
Earnhardt, who needs a strong finish Sunday to bolster his title hopes, turned a lap of...